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Front view of Intel Core i5 4590

Intel Core i5 4590

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 5675R

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Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 68.25W Around 25% lower typical power consumption
Newer Apr, 2015 vs May, 2014 Release date 10 months later
Lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 20.24 $/year Around 25% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 73.58 $/year Around 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i5 4590

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Much better performance per dollar 4.34 pt/$ vs 0.87 pt/$ More than 5x better performance per dollar
Higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 3.1 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 10.33 pt/W vs 3.54 pt/W Around 3x better performance per watt
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,100 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 300 MHz More than 15% higher GPU clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 5675R vs 4590

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 5675R
Core i5 4590

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 5675R
4,790 MB/s
Core i5 4590
4,650,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i5 5675R  vs
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB


Core i5 5675R  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

integrated graphics

Label Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 6200 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,150 MHz

power consumption

TDP 65W 84W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 3.54 pt/W 10.33 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 68.25W


Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI 2.0
Number of links 0 0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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